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This Month
04            On the move
Buehlmann replaces Sotorp at UBS Global AM; Nomura AM opens in Dubai; HSBC Global AM names new Asia chief executive

08            Regulatory Analysis
Stock Connect plan sparks worries over rat trading in Hong Kong

09            Regulatory Roundup
Malaysia’s new capital markets rules; Taiwan relaxes limits on overseas investing

10            Data Centre
Findings on sovereign wealth fund allocations from a recent report

Asset Owners
12            Korean institutions plan allocation shifts
Asset owners are re-assessing exposures to bonds and domestic equities and exploring alternative strategies.

14            AI300: The top 300 institutional investors by assets in Asia Pacific.

30            Q&A: Gary Brader, CIO of QBE Insurance Group

32            AustralianSuper raises property exposure; CIC vows to improve systems; new head at Future Fund

Distributors
34            Asian private banks look to build out platforms
Southeast Asia wealth management heads debate challenges and opportunities with BNY Mellon.

40            Q&A: Alexis Calla, global head of investment advisory and strategy at Standard Chartered

42            Nomura integrates Asia, Japan wealth units; UBP builds multi-family office

Fund Managers
44           Multi-asset funds: fad or fundamental?
Mixed performance has led to outflows from these strategies, but their future in Asia may be about more than just returns.

52            Investors are keen on alternatives and Europe, and want Japan to enter a passport scheme, find the Clifford Chance/AsianInvestor survey.

58            Modi win fills fund managers with hope; Axa IM, JP Morgan AM on retail expansion drive

Alternative Investments
60           Australia’s tug of war over hedge fund fees
Though notoriously resistant to hedge fund fee levels, superannuation funds are looking more at the asset class.

62            Q&A: Darren Massara, NewQuest Capital Partners

64            Incapture readies hedge fund, eyes Asia; Hamilton Lane expands team

Asset Services
66           Traders turn to Swiss army knife solution
Complex trading strategies are driving demand for multi-asset electronic trading platforms.

68            Operations manager: Michael Coleman, RCMA Asset Management

69            MSCI keeps A-shares waiting for EM status; wake-up call for RMBelievers

69            Trader talk: Dominic Ho, CSOP Asset Management           

Events
80            Korea Institutional Investor Awards
AsianInvestor hosted its fourth annual Korea awards in Seoul in June. Here are the reasons we chose the winners.

83            London sets out its stall as RMB hub at the LSE Greater China forum in Hong Kong.

84            Bookend
China’s Second Continent: How a million migrants
are building a new empire in Africa, by Howard French